Landi Kotal: 2 with narcotics arrested
LANDI KOTAL: The Khasadar force on Saturday seized huge quantity of narcotics and arrested two persons in Jamrud. Asmatullah Wazir, political tehsildar Jamrud told Dawn the Khasadar force at Takhta Beg checkpost stopped a truck on a tip-off from their informers. He said after thorough search 628 kilograms of charas was recovered from hidden cavities of the truck, bearing registration number GLT–7468. He said the contraband was packed in the truck in an unidentified location in Bara and was to be smuggled to down country.
Mr Wazir said the driver and cleaner hailing from Landi Kotal were taken into custody and were under investigation. The vehicle was also impounded.
The seizure is the third of its type in less than a week as the Jamrud administration has launched an operation against narcotics smugglers.
At least a dozen drug dealers have so far been arrested and large quantity of charas and heroin seized from them in different localities of Jamrud.